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The Union transport minister also said the state government should take up a project to convert all city roads into cement-concrete roads “as tar roads do not sustain heavy rains”.(REUTERS)

Use Mumbai rain water for irrigation, industries: Nitin Gadkari

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 05:04 PM IST
Excess water can also be carriedto drought-prone areas for domestic and other uses to overcome water scarcity, he said in the letter.
HT Image
HT Image

Shopkeepers dig up road without getting consent, MC stops construction work

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:04 PM IST
The shopkeepers have been directed to repair the portion of the road, which had been dug up for putting up wells.
Videos and pictures that went viral on social media revealed that corridors and wards were inundated and beds were virtually floating in the water. (HT Photo)
Videos and pictures that went viral on social media revealed that corridors and wards were inundated and beds were virtually floating in the water. (HT Photo)

Rain lashes Hyderabad, Covid-19 hospital in city gets flooded

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2020 08:53 PM IST
The state-run hospital houses patients with mild Covid-19 symptoms and also those whose test results are awaited.
It makes me wonder: How many of us can look away from a child begging on the street? How can we not care knowing that they haven’t eaten for days? How does it not bother us that they work in restaurants and homes, when they should be studying (and even playing) instead?(HT photo)
It makes me wonder: How many of us can look away from a child begging on the street? How can we not care knowing that they haven’t eaten for days? How does it not bother us that they work in restaurants and homes, when they should be studying (and even playing) instead?(HT photo)

An artist’s journey to try and make the world a better place

By Revati Sharma Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 01:27 PM IST
I always gave to charity, a percentage of what I made from every painting sold, and started donating my work to raise money at art auctions for different causes. But I always felt it was never enough
The incident took place on Saturday in Manipur village.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times (Representative image))
The incident took place on Saturday in Manipur village.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times (Representative image))

Ten injured in UP during clash over water logging

Banda | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 10:21 PM IST
Police said the locality faces water logging due to absence of drains which often lead to argument among the residents.
(Photo illustration by Parth Garg)
(Photo illustration by Parth Garg)

Sunday storytelling slam featuring millennial authors (HT Brunch Cover Story): Gurmehar Kaur writes…Rain

Hindustan Times | By Gurmehar Kaur
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 09:30 AM IST
Househelp Kusum’s love for the rain lasts while she’s working in a sleek apartment, else it’s all smell and muck
On paper, Haryana has the capacity to recycle about 80% of the domestic effluents it releases into the Yamuna River.
On paper, Haryana has the capacity to recycle about 80% of the domestic effluents it releases into the Yamuna River.

With most STPs out of order, Haryana continues to pollute the Yamuna

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 03:50 AM IST
The reasons for Haryana’s poor compliance with the judgment, according to the MC, are defunct or non-compliant sewage treatment plants (STPs) scattered across its 10 districts.
Mumbai railway system affected due to heavy rainfall.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Mumbai railway system affected due to heavy rainfall.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Mumbai’s lifeline hit: Trains cancelled, commuters stranded for hours

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 12:11 PM IST
The Central Railway (CR) cancelled 18 outstation trains, the Western Railway (WR) cancelled 14 outstation trains and diverted seven of them, to avoid any severe tragedy due to rain water on tracks.
The Ghaziabad development authority has started inspecting buildings across different zones to check the conditions of rainwater harvesting (RWH) units. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The Ghaziabad development authority has started inspecting buildings across different zones to check the conditions of rainwater harvesting (RWH) units. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

GDA starts inspection of rain water harvesting units, tree plantation compliance

Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 10:27 PM IST
On Saturday, GDA vice-chairperson Kanchan Verma visited zone 1, which comprises Raj Nagar Extension, to cross-check functionality of the RWH units as directed to the high-rises.
Temperatures in Belgium rose to over 40 C (104 F) last week, but Bastide survived on rain water she collected during a weekend storm.(AP Photo)
Temperatures in Belgium rose to over 40 C (104 F) last week, but Bastide survived on rain water she collected during a weekend storm.(AP Photo)

Belgian woman survives heat wave ordeal trapped in a car

Brussels | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 06:44 PM IST
Corine Bastide ran off the road into woods last week near the southeast city of Liege. It was only when relatives were putting up missing posters this week that they spotted the vehicle.
DTCP inspections showed only half of the rainwater harvesting sites were functional.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
DTCP inspections showed only half of the rainwater harvesting sites were functional.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

31 Gurugram housing projects get notices over faulty rainwater harvesting

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Nine DTCP teams had surveyed 57 private colonies as part of the district-wide Jal Shakti Abhiyan and found that only half the 414 sites that were inspected were functional; around 109 sites were found partially functioning.
Delhi monsoon problems.(HT Photo)
Delhi monsoon problems.(HT Photo)

Opinion: Plan required to tackle monsoon problems

Hindustan Times | By Pushpa Girimaji
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 05:31 AM IST
The high court urged the government to think out of the box and take immediate measures to ensure that rains did not pose any problem or risk to the citizens.
rainwater harvesting(HT Photo)
rainwater harvesting(HT Photo)

57 teams formed to check rainwater harvesting systems in private colonies

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 08:30 AM IST
The inspection will be part of the Jalshakti Abhiyan that is being carried out under the supervision of district administration against illegal pumping of groundwater and operation of illegal borewells in Gurugram.
Three brothers drowned after falling into a pit filled with rain water in Khoje Majra village of Fatehgarh Sahib district on Sunday.
Three brothers drowned after falling into a pit filled with rain water in Khoje Majra village of Fatehgarh Sahib district on Sunday.

3 brothers drown in rain pit in Fatehgarh Sahib

Patiala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 07:03 AM IST
The deceased have been identified as Jashanpreet Singh, 10, Jobanpreet Singh,12, and Lovepreet Singh, 9.
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will develop rainwater harvesting chambers at nearly 60 locations under its jurisdiction(HT Photo)
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will develop rainwater harvesting chambers at nearly 60 locations under its jurisdiction(HT Photo)

NDMC will harvest rainwater to check falling water table

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Another senior NDMC official said a list of 60 places where rain water harvesting chambers will be developed has been sent to the Central Ground Water Board for permission.
Rainwater made its way into the viewing gallery of the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, with tourists sharing videos of puddles on the floor and water dripping off the roof.(Twitter/Screengrab)
Rainwater made its way into the viewing gallery of the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, with tourists sharing videos of puddles on the floor and water dripping off the roof.(Twitter/Screengrab)

Rains create puddles in Statue of Unity viewers gallery, triggers displeasure on social media

Rajpipla | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 08:56 AM IST
The Statue of Unity, a 182-metre memorial to Sardar Patel in Kevadiya in Narmada district, is the tallest structure of its kind in the world and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31 last year.
Three vehicles were stuck at Mahape underpass for a long time. Rain water accumulated at the railway underpass at Sanpada too.(Bachchan Kumar/HT)
Three vehicles were stuck at Mahape underpass for a long time. Rain water accumulated at the railway underpass at Sanpada too.(Bachchan Kumar/HT)

10 areas in Navi Mumbai see major waterlogging

Hindustan Times | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2019 12:56 AM IST
Like every year, the rain water entered Turbhe police station, which is on a low-lying area.
Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, in his budget speech, said the government had spent Rs 8,946 crore on the scheme between 2015-16 and 2018-19.(HT Photo)
Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, in his budget speech, said the government had spent Rs 8,946 crore on the scheme between 2015-16 and 2018-19.(HT Photo)

‘Lapses in 1,300 Jal Yukt Shivar works’: minister for water conservation Tanaji Sawant

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 04:10 AM IST
The scheme was introduced in 2015 to create water-shed structures to harvest rain water and enhance groundwater levels in 25,000 villages. Activists, experts have termed it “unscientific”.
According to directions of the Central government, all local bodies were to comply by the rules by April, 2019 in their respective areas.(PTI File Photo / Representative image)
According to directions of the Central government, all local bodies were to comply by the rules by April, 2019 in their respective areas.(PTI File Photo / Representative image)

Noida gets waste segregation ultimatum

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Vinod Rajput
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 11:38 AM IST
The committee imposed a penalty of 2 crore against the Greater Noida authority for dumping waste at a plot meant for a park.
The schools were issued a final warning to pay the compensation within three days by the DoE on May 9.(Hindustan Times)
The schools were issued a final warning to pay the compensation within three days by the DoE on May 9.(Hindustan Times)

For not installing rainwater system, 605 pvt schools to lose recognition

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:21 AM IST
In 2017, the tribunal had directed all government and private schools and colleges in Delhi to install rainwater harvesting systems to conserve water in their premises at their own cost.
In Mayur Vihar-Phase I, a drain is being rebuilt along with the footpath on one side of Shashi Park Road.(HT Photo)
In Mayur Vihar-Phase I, a drain is being rebuilt along with the footpath on one side of Shashi Park Road.(HT Photo)

Delhi prefers concrete to trees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur and
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 05:58 AM IST
In 2013, the NGT had not just banned the concretisation of the base of trees within a radius of one metre but had even asked the authorities not to dig the road within one metres of the tree.
Badshahpur drain widening to be complete by(HT Photo)
Badshahpur drain widening to be complete by(HT Photo)

Badshahpur drain widening to be complete by April 30: HSVP

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 12:41 AM IST
This development was confirmed by Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) officials, including administrator Chander Shekhar Khare on Sunday at a meeting with HS Dhesi, chief secretary, Haryana.
Nothing remains of the footpath in this colony.(HT PHOTO)
Nothing remains of the footpath in this colony.(HT PHOTO)

Walking not at all an easy task in Delhi’s neighbourhoods

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 01:22 AM IST
The neighbourhood’s pavements have gradually merged with car parking, garden strips, guard boxes and cemented driveways, among others.
Monsoon can make your hair limp, lustreless, heavy and frizzy, owing to high levels of humidity in the air.(Shutterstock)
Monsoon can make your hair limp, lustreless, heavy and frizzy, owing to high levels of humidity in the air.(Shutterstock)

Monsoon haircare tips, 12 ways to keep your hair healthy and shining this season

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 02:40 PM IST
Haircare during the monsoon need not be a nightmare. Here are 12 tips to prevent hair frizziness, limp hair and hair colour from running this season.
Construction work has caused waterlogging in Kalamboli.(HT Photo)
Construction work has caused waterlogging in Kalamboli.(HT Photo)

Kalamboli residents face waterlogging due to service road work at Kamothe

Hindustan Times | By Padmja Sinha, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 11:43 PM IST
PWD has blocked three water exits to the creek as part of the road construction work to link Kamothe to Sion-Panvel Road.
Sheer curtains are transparent and lend an airy and spacious feel to a room during the monsoon.(Shutterstock)
Sheer curtains are transparent and lend an airy and spacious feel to a room during the monsoon.(Shutterstock)

Monsoon home decor tips, 8 ways to redo your house for the rainy season

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 10:38 AM IST
Don’t let the monsoon dampen your mood or decor. Here are 8 expert-recommended ways to revamp your home for the season.
The pool had not been used for six months and was flooded with rain water, said residents.(HT Photo)
The pool had not been used for six months and was flooded with rain water, said residents.(HT Photo)

18-year-old girl goes for a swim in Vasai private pool, drowns

Hindustan Times | By Ram Parmar, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2018 12:31 PM IST
Residents said the pool had not been used for over six months and was flooded with rain water.
Amit Joshi, secretary, Saidatt Residency showing the rainwater harvesting system in Saidatt residency, Baner.(HT PHOTO)
Amit Joshi, secretary, Saidatt Residency showing the rainwater harvesting system in Saidatt residency, Baner.(HT PHOTO)

Water scarcity, high-cost water tankers and tax rebate fails to promote rainwater harvesting in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Numerous seminars and workshops have been held in the city to promote (RWH) and also avail of the 5% water tax rebate offered by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) as incentive. However, the response has remained lukewarm.
People remove silt from a house collapsed as raising water of Rispana river entered it at Tarla Adhoiwala in Dehradun on Wednesday.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT)
People remove silt from a house collapsed as raising water of Rispana river entered it at Tarla Adhoiwala in Dehradun on Wednesday.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT)

Seven killed, normal life hit in Uttarakhand as rain wreaks havoc

Hindustan Times, Dehradun & Nainital | By Nihi Sharma/Neeraj Santoshi
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 10:08 PM IST
At least seven people were killed, many properties damaged and roads blocked as heavy rainfall lashed parts of the state on Wednesday
A 15-year-old boy who jumped into a trench to show his five friends how he swam drowned as they helplessly looked on at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Aarey Colony, Goregaon (East), on Saturday.(GHT File)
A 15-year-old boy who jumped into a trench to show his five friends how he swam drowned as they helplessly looked on at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Aarey Colony, Goregaon (East), on Saturday.(GHT File)

Teen drowns at Mumbai’s SGNP while trying to show swimming skills to friends

Hindustan Times | By Jayprakash S Naidu
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2018 12:47 AM IST
Teen drowns at Mumbai’s SGNP
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